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Figural China Clock by Henry Marc

Auction:
2652M
Lot:
363
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2652M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 04, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

Figural China Clock by Henry Marc, Paris, c. 1860, seated figures of music and science flank the 3-in. porcelain Roman numeral dial marked Henry Marc, a Paris, pierced brass hands, topped by an urn draped with floral garlands, eight-day, time and count-wheel strike movement with silk thread suspension, ht. 12 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Some loss to gilt section of base. Clock ticks and strikes but may need cleaning or adjustment.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Henry Marc, Paris, Linguistics, Logic, Statements